Nutrition Facts and Food Labels

Food Allergies and Intolerances

A food intolerance is not the same as a food allergy. An intolerance may cause discomfort and unwanted symptoms, but it is not life-threatening.

Be a smart shopper by reading labels to find out more about the foods you eat. Learn the basics of the Nutrition Facts Panel, the meaning of health claims, terms and symbols on food packaging, and how to use that information to identify healthy choices.

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